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PBS
Dec 11, 2012 7:00pm PST
. leaders in pyongyang say they want to put a satellite into orbit, but those in seoul and elsewhere believe the north koreans want to develop technology for a long-range missile, and they still expect the launch will go ahead. south korean government officials told nhk that they confirmed the three-stage rocket was being taken down, and they said it was moved to a nearby facility. on monday, officials in pyongyang extended the launch window by one week to december 29th. they said they were having technical problems with the first-stage control module. government officials in seoul say the defect may not be limited to the first stage, and it may take some time before launch is possible. but they remain on alert. they say they believe the north koreans still want to launch the missile before the end of the month. >>> south korean media have reported on claims that iranian missile experts are helping with the launch. officials in iran say the claims are baseless. >> translator: they're using propaganda to scare people and harm our relations with north korea and other countries. >> the spokespe
FOX News
Dec 4, 2012 12:00am PST
. evidence that pyongyang was the capital o ancient korea. they are known for odd claims, but this seems rock solid to me. for more let's go to mike michael son in pyongyang. mike, have you been able to visit the unicorn layer? >> hey, greg, i am here in pyongyang where archaeologists have made a pretty big discovery. unicorns are real and they were a favored pet a thousand years ago. the animals were a symbol purity and grace, and they still are. that's right, the north koreans have shown me a live unicorn and let me film it. let's watch. >> that was purely a pug dressed as a unicorn. >> that's it from pyongyang. back to you, greg. >> you know, i should have shot him this the face when i had the chance. >> the pug? >> no. >> that's wrong. >> terry, this show has been following the unicorns since the beginning of time. where were you when you tiers heard this news, this lair? what was your reaction this. >> it was today. i was on my way in. i thought why are we all here? why are we not on a plane to north korea to watch you sitting with the copies of your books, greg gutfeld has a new book ou
PBS
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
to go. authorities in pyongyang say they've launch between the 10th and 22nd of this month. they say they're sending a satellite into orbit. but leaders of japan and other countries believe the north koreans are carrying out a test of a long-range ballistic missile. the senior u.s. diplomat on north korea has warned the leadership there. he said the u.s. will refer the matter to the u.n. security council if they go ahead with the launch. >> we will be prepared to work with our partners, including at the united nations security council, to respond in a swift, effective, and credible manner. >> davies said the u.s. could strengthen sanctions. he said existing penalties have already hampered north korea's nuclear program. davies has been holding discussions with his counterparts from china, as well as japan and south korea. he said he hopes the chinese can use their influence with their allies in pyongyang. u.s. diplomats have made similar warnings over the years and the north koreans have ignored them. >> reporter: the ballistic missile launch will be the second since kim jong-un took
Comedy Central
Dec 11, 2012 11:30pm PST
that pyongyang's history institute of the d.p.r.k. academy of social sciences made this shocking discovery. >> an eyebrow-raising announcement out of north korea. the state news agency there claims that archaeologists have just located an ancient unicorn lair. (laughter) >> stephen: that's right. north korea has unicorn technology. (laughter) they said i was crazy when i called far glitter defense shield armed with ballistic sparkley stickers. (laughter) folks, this brings me to threat number two, commie unicorns. (laughter) this is a huge boon to north korea. and not just because someone there has finally found a source of protein. to make this earth-shattering discovery, north korean archaeologists had to travel 200 meters from a temple in the capital city pyongyang and then look down to see a rectangular rock carved with the words "unicorn lair." (laughter) it makes sense it's labeled, how else would the mailman know where to deliver the rainbows? (laughter) folks, listen to me here this has dangerous geopolitical ramifications because it gives historical legitimacy to the regime of kim
KCSMMHZ
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
of peace and stability on the korean peninsula. that the leadership in pyongyang did not heed that call and went ahead with the launch anyway. it demonstrates that china's influence on the north is limited. it should be noted here that china has been calling for more action from other countries. its contention is that the rest of the world should act to prevent tension on the peninsula from escalating further. china is apparently concerned that strong international criticism will cause north korea to take an even harder stance. beijing believes that would wipe out any chance of a breakthrough in resolving the situation. it appears china's officials will now move to control the damage. they'll be trying to use what influence they do have over their lie to prevent more provocative acts from north korea. nhk world, beijing. >> north korea's state-run television declared the launch a success. >> north korea's state-run news agency says the satellite entered orbit on schedule about ten minutes after the launch. it's reportedly fitted with observation instruments, the news agency says the orb
KCSMMHZ
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am PST
.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> criticism of this week will be taken as a more than 100,000 celebrated the launch in pyongyang, including officials from the korean workers party and military. the party secretary said claims by the u.s. and other parties that the rocket is ballistic missile is false. it has been released and is orbiting earth. south korean officials say it had an estimated range of 10,000 kilometers, enough to reach the u.s. west coast. >>> south korean forces have retrieved a portion of the north korean rocket that fell over the yellow sea. they want to study the debris to learn more about the north's missile technology. the south korean navy recovered the debris from a depth of 80 meters. the sill object weighs 32 kilometers, they believe it to be a fuel tank from the first stage of the rocket. it has korean characters for the rocket's name and four holes at the bottom with wiring still in place. defense ministry officials plan to work with experts from the united states to analyze the object's metal composition and possible fuel residue. >>> north korea's rocket launch has set off another round of wor
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
this week will be taken as a declaration of war. more than 100,000 celebrated the launch in pyongyang, including officials from the korean workers party and military. the party secretary said claims by the u.s. and other parties that the rocket is ballistic missile is false. it has been released and is orbiting earth. south korean officials say it had an estimated range of 10,000 kilometers, enough to reach the u.s. west coast. >>> south korean forces have retrieved a portion of the north korean rocket that fell over the yellow sea. they want to study the debris to learn more about the north's missile technology. the south korean navy recovered the debris from a depth of 80 meters. the sill object weighs 32 kilometers, they believe it to be a fuel tank from the first stage of the rocket. it has korean characters for the rocket's name and four holes at the bottom with wiring still in place. defense ministry officials plan to work with experts from the united states to analyze the object's metal composition and possible fuel residue. >>> north korea's rocket launch has set off another r
LINKTV
Dec 21, 2012 5:30am PST
was revealed. he admitted his crime, they say. u.s. interests in p'yongyang. they say legal actions are being taken against him in line with criminal procedure law of the dprk. a little over a week ago, a u.s. korean men was in custody. he is said to be the operator of a tour company based in beijing that specializes in tours to north korea, and the u.s. state department said they were aware of these reports and that the welfare of their citizens with their chief concern. in 2009, there were two instances of khas u.s. citizens been jailed in north korea, the first in march, accused of trying to cross illegally into the border. later a christian activist was jailed and eventually released after repenting. the two earlier detainees were released after bill clinton who visited hong yang. -- visited p'yongyang. >> britain has paid money to iraqis who say they were illegally obtained -- rick detained and tortured by british troops. over into the following the 2003 invasion. most of those were male civilians who said they were beaten, deprived of sleep, and threatened before being interrogated. bri
PBS
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
the struggle. >> partying in pyongyang. north korea celebrates launching a satellite into space, but nader says it is a missile test, and they are -- nato says it is a missile test, and they are not happy. his traditional cigar went to international stardom. today we look back at the life of music of draghi shankar -- ravi shankar. the syrian capital damascus has been hit by three explosives, and rebel forces say they are making progress. this comes amid reports over the last few days syria has fired scud missiles. >> in the words of one of its residents, welcome. where mounds of garbage rise and the destitute struggle to make a living. this is what has become of the ancient city. he has lost his home and his job, so every day he sifts through filth and stench so he can feed his children. life is really bad. there is no work and money. that is why i come here to collect and rubbish. this revolution was supposedly about a better future and a better tomorrow, and many residents still cling to that hope, and they believe the ongoing fighting, not just in the city but also in the countryside, is wo
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
here. this is a brisk, cold day on this friday here in pyongyang. but it's nice. there's not a whole lot of traffic here. it's icy. the streets are snowy. i see a lot of people shoveling and there you see the communist government. you see lennon, you see marx. it's brisk, it's lovely, it's a nice day here in pyongyang. >> we drove all over the north korea capital, saw lots and lots of buildings. some looked impressive from afar but i couldn't help but wonder if they were just for show. were there really people living inside? i couldn't get access to find out. we also went to the national library where they have a lot of less than state-of-the-art computers. folks can listen to their favorites. i was surprised by some of them. ♪ we're here at a library in pyongyang and it's kenny rogers playing how are you? >> i had some fun when i saw the north korea national ice hockey team jogging outside the national ice rink. all right. we're running. we're running. everybody is looking good. i couldn't help but join them with my handheld camera shooting away. wolf blitzer, pyongyang, north kor
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
. there had been a politburo member going to pyongyang trying to convince them not to carry out this rocket launch, and yet they've gone ahead with it anyway. certainly we can see relations souring a little there. >> paula, when they've had launcheses that have failed in the past, do they admit the failure? >> well, you know, that's interesting, anderson, they actually did admit back in april the launch was a failure. that was the first time ever that we'd heard those words from pyongyang, the fact that something had failed. in the past, back in 2006, 2009, they had claimed domestically that it was a grand success and that they managed to put a satellite up into orbit. internationally we fwhoo that wasn't the case and they were failures but internally they always wanted to say things were a success. that changed in april probably because they had the international media camped out in pyongyang as well. so they couldn't necessarily lie about it. but another interesting point is just two days ago we saw some rare honesty from pyongyang admitting that they had technical difficulties with this
PBS
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
to keep talking about how to deal with the leadership in pyongyang. susan rice says u.s. officials apprriate action.alled rtners to she said the security council may need to impose additional sanctions. experts say one reason they went what he had the launch was to get the upper hand in negotiations with the u.s. the north koreans have developed the capability to launch missiles that could reach the u.s. mainland. i started asking about the riousness of these developments. now looking at this as a safety concern. they called the launch is provocative act. >> it undermines the global nonproliferation regime. it's regrettable that the leadership chose to take this in flagrant violation of its >> tbama administration is also alarmed that north korea is getting closer to its goal of developing a long range missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. >> what further steps could the americans take? >> the u.s. had an agreement to provide north korea with food aid. the deal fell apart in april when the north korean regime went what he had a satellite lunch but was widely regarded as an
KCSMMHZ
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
. they say once the crew injects the fuel, it would be ready to go. authorities in pyongyang say they'll launch between the 10th and 22nd of this month. they say they're sending a satellite into orbit, but leaders of japan and other countries believe the north koreans are carrying out a test of a long-range ballistic missile. >>> south korean foreign minister kim sung-hwan has criticized north korea for spending more than $500 million on missile development. kim told a parliamentary committee that north korea is believed to have spent $400 million to build a tongchang-ri launch site and another $150 million for a missile plant outside pyongyang. unification minister uwi said the north has scheduled its next launch around the anniversary of death of kim jong-il to enhance the authority of his son and successor kim jong-un. he said the north is also working to improve reliability of its missile technology. >>> in afghanistan, nato foreign ministers have pledged to extend financial assistance to the war-torn country after international combat troops withdraw at the end of 2014. nato fore
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 10:00am PST
and economic partner of pyongyang had some pretty blunt language today. now, this isn't the first time that china has been critical of north korea, but they rarely react in such blunt terms. you will recall that only a short while ago they were describing the relationship with north korea as being like lips and teeth, well, that's really no longer the case. the question now, of course, is what china will do about it. they were pretty clear today they were not about to start supporting u.n. sanctions against the north, but we have a new leadership here, and there are signs he may be less indulgent of north korea, less indulgent of a nation which officials here privately have likened to a spoiled child. so it may well be we'd see a different tone in relationships with china, and, of course, this may be crucial going forward in terms of what can be done and indeed what can be done to prevent another nuclear test, which has been hinted at by pyongyang, andrea. >> thank you so much, ian williams in beijing tonight. >>> joining me now is michigan congressman mike rogers, chairman of the hous
KCSMMHZ
Dec 10, 2012 2:30pm PST
-- range rocket launch. pyongyang says a technical deficiency was behind the delay, but it plans to go ahead with the test by the end of the month, despite condemnation from the international community. >> serbia and kosovo are jointly operating two new border crossings. serbia does not recognize kosovo as an independent state. border controls have been under dispute for years. but serbia has now reached a deal with its neighbor as a pre- condition for eu membership. >> monday marked the u.n.'s human rights day. the high commissioner for human rights supports people's campaign for the right to be included in the public lives of their community. >> they are highlighting the struggle of millions of people worldwide to have their fundamental rights respected, including their right to have a voice. >> hatian -- haitian musicians found a special way to have their voice heard. >> they are in geneva to take part in the festivities. for the u.n.'s high commissioner of human rights, the ability to participate, work together, and have your voice heard are rights that everyone should exercise fre
KCSMMHZ
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
a tribute to his father on the first anniversary of his death. kim visited pyongyang's kumsusan palace of the sun where the bodies of his father and grandfather lie in state. kim entered the recently renovated building with his wife. north korean scientists and engineers who took part in wednesday's rocket launch also paid their respects. they reported the successful lift after the late kim jong-il after the launch of what's believed to be a ballistic missile. the participants then moved to a square in front of the palace and offered a silent prayer with citizens. the north korean top military official made a speech at the gathering. >> translator: first secretary kim jong un is north korea's destiny and future. let's unite behind him to build a strong and prosperous country. >> observers say the renovation of the palace may be intended to house kim jong-il and strengthen his son's legitimacy. >>> the death toll from a tie fe -- typhoon has risen. >> the island was affected the typhoon but struck the philippines and the death toll continues to rise and criticism is mounting over the go
PBS
Nov 30, 2012 7:00pm PST
officials during a visit to pyongyang. the chinese delegation met with north korean leader kim jong-un. it was headed by li jianguo, who currently serves as vice chairman of the people's congress. li was recently promoted to the communist party's political bureau. china's xinhua news agency says li conveyed a message from xi jinping, who succeeded hu jintao as general secretary of the communist party. li referred to the long-range missile preparations, saying china and other countries are concerned. he also stressed that china is working to promote peace and stability in the region. the north korean leader was quoted as saying he's eager to develop relations with china's new leadership. >>> police in myanmar have used force to break up a protest against a copper mine with links to china. patchari raksawong in bangkok has the story. >>> at least 70 people were injured when police broke up the demonstration. the protesters say the copper mine is damaging the environment. myanmar's decision to use force is likely to cause alarm among western nations who have praised its democratic refo
PBS
Dec 13, 2012 7:00pm PST
in pyongyang. following the launch kim said the north must put more satellites into orbit to develop its if he can nolg and stimulate the economy. the north's media was broadcasting footage of the launch and showing images of people celebrating. observers say north korea wants to give kim's leadership a boost ahead of the first anniversary of the death of his father and former kim jong-il. the launch is the wish of the late later it is said. >>> sailors p for the south korean navy have fnd whathey believe is the first stage of the rocket. a defense ministry spokesperson says the sailors located the debris in the yellow sea about an hour and a half after the launch. ministry officials released photos and this video of the operation. the sailors found a 10-meter section of fuselage, the word korean for milky way was written on the side. that's the name of the rocket that the north koreans sent up. they say the debris was part of the first stage. they say the slors tried to tie a rope afterward around the section but it sank. they'll try to salvage it when the ocean is calmer. >> translator: we e
LINKTV
Dec 19, 2012 7:00pm PST
, she also pledged to engage with p'yongyang, saying that she is open to a summit. this was a crushing defeat to the united party, with a turnout of 70%, thinking they had a good chance of winning. it was well over that, and he still lost. she now welcome back. the top stories on al-jazeera -- >> we should be a but keep the irresponsible, lawbreaking fuel oil from this. >> barack obama demanding new gun restrictions and the wake of the connecticut school shooting. he wants new proposals presented to him by the end of next month. >> swiss bank ubs has been fined $1.5 billion and a global rate rigging scandal, fixing the exchange rates that international banks used to lend money to each other. supporters have cheered the elections of south korea's first female president, 60-year-old park geun-hye. >>> a vigil was held in new delhi to show support for a woman who was raped on a public boss. under its expressed outrage over what this is a culture of impunity. -- hundreds expressed outrage over what they say is a culture of impunity. the government has vowed to do something about the rise o
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
nato command and control. >> significant elements in syria. four days, they had been celebrating in p'yongyang after a successful missile launch. today was the biggest display yet. hundreds of thousands were summoned to show their enthusiasm to the world. the launch came just 8 months after a similar attempt ended in failure. we report now from seoul. >> celebrations are not spontaneous affairs. square,'yongyang's main hundreds of thousands of people took their places, standing stiffly in the cold. over their heads, the banners describe to the people's fervent joy. there was little celebration on their faces. many of the soldiers looked cold. the speeches talked of their south korean scientific prowess. also in praise of its leaders, in particular, its current one. kim jong un has been in power for less than a year. he oversaw the process and gave the order. this is the second time he has pressed ahead with a lunch in the face of fierce international opposition and he has promised there will be more to come. he has said that north korea is exercising its right to the peaceful use of space. not
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 1:00am PST
honest. pyongyang reportedly spent more than $1 billion on their missile program this year alone, money they could feed a lot of hungry, starving people in north korea. but while much of the world is talking about missiles tonight, there is a crime against humety occurring in that country. a crime that receives very little attention. as i said, some 150,000 people are believed to be doing hard labor on the brink of starvation, in a network of hidden gulags. it doesn't house just those who have been accused of political crimes, however. these prisons house their entire families, grandparents, parents, children. it's a system called three generations of punishment. imagine if you were accused of a crime and sent to a concentration camp. but to truly punish you, they would send your parents and your children. three generations of your family simply disappeared. the most notorious of these prison camps is called camp 14. we know about it because of a man shin dong-hyuk. i originally spoke with him for cbs' "60 minutes." he not only escaped from camp 14 but he was actually born there. he's b
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 2:00am PST
as we're hearing the international condemnation, we're seeing dancing on the streets in pyongyang. so north core re, a everything is highly choreographed. this is the view they want the world to see. but we are seeing dancing on the streets. pyongyang residents are talking about how proud they are that north korea has managed to do this. north korea says its satellite is in orbit, it claims it was a resounding success. south korea also says the pay load did end up in orbit, but they're waiting to see at this point whether or not the satellite actually works. so certainly the south korean government is furious with this move. they say it's against the u.n. security council resolutions, it threatens peace on the peninsula and also across the whole world. and that's a response we've really been seeing across this region. now, one rocket expert we did speak to here in seoul did say that he was surprised but said that it was quite impressive that north korea did seem to have mastered this very complicated modular system and also said in theory north korea if this is in fact a success, nort
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
off within the next two to three weeks. south korea warns if pyongyang does go ahead with this, it can expect a strong response. this would be north korea's second attempt at a rocket launch. the first was the rocket launch it hyped in april. that failed. both washington and seoul suspect the rocket launches are really cover for ballistic missile tests. >>> and all week long we have been seeing protests in egypt, some of which have turned violent, and there are more moss demonstrations happening right now. protesters are holding duelling rallies for and against president mohamed morsi, so let's get straight to cnn's reza sayah in cairo for us. he's joining us now by phone. reza, the muslim brotherhood has called for not one but 2 million man marches in support of morsi. what do you know about those? >> reporter: randi, we are at one of them, and this is a very large gathering. obviously for more than a week now we've seen hundreds of thousands of egyptian protests against president morsi and the muslim brotherhood and now supporters of morsi say it's our turn. tens of thousands have sh
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
was excited. pyongyang spent more than a million dollars this year alone. while much of the world is talking about missiles, there is a crime against humanity occurring in that country, a crime that receives very little attention. as i said, some 150,000 people are believed to be doing hard labor, on the brink of starvation. tp doesn't just house those accused of political harm. it houses their entire families, grandparents, parents, children. it's a system called three generations of punishment. imagine if you were sent to a concentration camp but to truly punish you they would also send your parents and your children. three generations of your family simply disappeared. the most nor tore yous is called camp 14. we know about it because of a man i originally spoke with for cbs's "60 minutes." he's believed to be the only person born and raised in the camps who has ever escaped and lived to tell about it. >> did anybody ever explain to you why you were in a camp? >> translator: no, never. because i was born there, i just thought those people who carried guns were born to carry guns and priso
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 8:00pm PST
influence over pyongyang? >> well, i think for many years, we believed it was the chinese. the chinese are the primary source of food and economic assistance, energy assistance to north korea. but then, again, the chinese had a high-level visit to north korea the day before that they announced that they were going to do this missile launch. so, even the chinese, i think, are quite frustrated. but at the same time, i would imagine that they're also not willing to completely abandon the north koreans, because they don't want to see instability in the north, which would then suggest instability along their border. and that is something they don't want to see. so china is really the country that has the most influence, and yet it's very difficult to move them to a place where the united states, japan, south korea, the other members of the six-party talks would like china to go, which is to put more pressure on the north, such that they stop these sorts of provocations and stop their missile and nuclear programs. who does have influence over pyongyang? even the chinese are quite frustrated
CBS
Dec 2, 2012 7:00pm PST
korea's capital, pyongyang. it's called camp 14, and according to human rights groups, it's part of the largest network of political prisons in the world today. some 150,000 people are believed to be doing hard labor on the brink of starvation in these hidden gulags. but it's not just those who have been accused of political crimes; it's their entire families-- grandparents, parents, and children, a practice called "three generations of punishment." very little was known about camp 14 until a young man showed up in south korea with an extraordinary tale to tell. his name is shin dong-hyuk, and he said he had not only escaped from camp 14, but he was born there. he's believed to be the only person born and raised in the camps who's ever escaped and lived to tell about it. did anybody ever explain to you why you were in a camp? >> shin dong-hyuk ( translated ): no, never. because i was born there, i just thought that those people who carry guns were born to carry guns, and prisoners like me were born as prisoners. >> cooper: did you know america existed? >> shin: not at all. >> coo
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 4:00am PST
nd. south korea warns if pyongyang goes ahead, they can expect a strong response. remember, the first was back in april. that hyped launch that actually failed. both washington and seoul suspect the rocket launch will really cover for ballistic missile tests. >>> back here at home, issue number one is reaching a deal on that fiscal cliff. just 31 days left until we hit those $7 trillion in automatic spending cuts and tax increases, if negotiations break down. both sides of the aisle are going straight to the public in order to plead their case or tell us why the other side is to blame. this is president obama a in his weekly radio address. >> both parties say we should keep middle class taxes low. the senate has already passed a bill to keep income taxes from going up on middle class families. democrats in the house are ready to do the same thing. if we can just get a few house republicans on board, i'll sign this bill as soon as congress send it my way. but, it's unacceptable for some republicans in congress to hold middle class tax cuts hostage simply because they refuse to let tax
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 2:00am PST
at the command center in the capital pyongyang. it claims it was carrying a weather satellite. many fear it could carry an atomic war head to the west coast of the u.s. talk about a perfect dozen. the clock striking 12-12 on december the 12th that's when this little girl came into world. the special moment is a once in a lifetime date. it happened at the new york hospital. the little girl hasn't been named yet but we are told she has twin siblings and it was a natural delivery not a c section. >> that is your 5@5 now. >> the masked gunman behind the mall shooting that left three people dead in portland oregon. ainsley earhardt is here with the latest details. >> police say the man behind the mask 22-year-old jacob roberts. he use add semiautomatic weapon to kill a nurse and father of 5. kris another seriously wounded. >> all of us have to recognize this was a heartbreaking tragedy by any standard. many people were effected by this act of violence every day for the rest of their lives. we should keep them in our thoughts and prayers. >> police understand his motive. unlike other rap pages he didn'
KCSMMHZ
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
nations discussed ways to convince officials in pyongyang to cancel the launch. south korea plans to send two aegis vessels capable of tracking missiles to the yellow sea to observe the launch. the monitoring will be done in coordination with u.s. forces. defense officials in seoul are also considering raising the country's alerstatus by one notch. japan's self-defense forces are on the alert in advance of this possible missile launch. the maritime sdf vessel carrying pac-3 missile interceptors has left its home port in hiroshima bound for okinawa. the pac-3 surface-to-air missiles are capable of shooting down debris should it come near the ground. the interceptors will be placed at several sites in okinawa. defense ministry officials expect the missile's flight path could take it over the islands of okinawa. commanders say they'll deploy aegis cruisers in those waters. they say they would only react if debris from a missile fell over japanese territory. >>> investigators are trying to understand why a highway tunnel near tokyo collapsed. panels on the tunnel's ceiling gave way, trapping
PBS
Dec 18, 2012 7:00pm PST
with their counterparts in pyongyang. the secretary of the workers' party of korea, kim yong il, led the north korean side. taraghi said his counterparts told him they were ready for a satellite launch. >> translator: north korea ec emphasized the launch would be a result of their technology. the country maintained it would be a satellite and not be used for military purposes. it's a good thing to break away from the western monopoly on satellite launches and for asian countries to gain the know-how to launch their own. we encouraged and welcomed their decision. >> taraghi said they discussed ways to ease the impact of western economic sanctions. he said that they agreed to collaborate more on how to meet their energy needs and how to feed their citizens. iranian officials insist they have not provided north korea with missile technology. >>> millions of south koreans are taking time out of their day to chart their future. polling stations are open for a presidential election. voters are weighing a number of issues as they cast ballots from the state of the economy to relations with north korea. the main
PBS
Dec 29, 2012 4:00pm PST
, kim jong il. in pyongyang, people observing three minutes of silence in front of portraits of the country's founder, kim il sung, and kim jong il. kim jong un also taking part in the ceremony marking his father's death. for "teen kids news," i'm jamie colby, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> most of the time, we're urging you to eat more fruits and vegetables, but as jacelyn reports, one organization says, "not so fast." >> fruits and vegetables are good for you because they make you healthy and they give you more energy. >> they have a lot of nutrients, i guess. >> they have a lot of vitamins that you need... and have good fiber. >> they're healthier than fast food. [ chuckles ] >> vitamins -- check. fiber -- check. fruits and vegetables are good for you, but sometimes they're not as healthy as we think. for example, this apple could carry leftover pesticides. >> these are chemicals that are used to kill living organisms like pests and weeds during the growing phase. >> sara belongs to the environmental working group. its goal is to fight pollution, and that includes
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm EST
by north korea. pyongyang has once again violated past united nations resolutions and the assurances goive six-party partners. i would like to take this opportunity to sincerely congratulate president-elect park for her victory in south koreaest's hard-fought presidential election. the republic of korea is one of our nation's closest friends in asia. ours is a steadfast alliance forged in the crucible of war. two decades ago, with all eyes on europe, the united states prematurely celebrated victory over communism and an end to the cold war but in 1989, the same year the berlin wall fell, tanks roll spood tiananmen square crushing in a bloody massacre the hopes of the chinese people. while communism was gone in europe it was revitalized in the world's largest nation. pyongyang's missile launch awakens us to a fact that communism still casts a long shadow over asia. the nuclear proliveuation threaten not only our allies in the pacific but our own people as well. in asia the cold war never ended an the united states and south korean forces stand guard together on this last frontier. attempts
CNN
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
. stayed media reports pyongyang has extended its launch window to december 29th because of technical problems with an engine. the u.s. and south korea are condemning the north's second launch attempt this year. an earlier one failed in april. the u.s. and south korea say the launch is a cover for ballistic missile testing. >>> barriers are going up outside the presidential palace in egypt as the nation moves closer to saturday's planned constitutional referendum. the palace has been the site of clashes between those for and against president mohamed morsi after he gave himself unchecked powers last month. the opposition is calling for new nationwide protests ahead of the vote. >>> and the nobel peace prize has been given to the european union. the three presidents of the eu's main bodies accepted the prestigious award this morning at a ceremony in oslo, norway, but this year's choice was not without controversy. three former nobel laureates wrote a letter of protest saying the union doesn't qualify as a peace maker. >>> for the second time in two weekds, an nfl team overcomes the dea
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
within three weeks. south korea warns if pyongyang goes ahead with that, it can expect a strong response. this would be north korea's second attempt at a rocket launch. the first was the rocket launch in april that failed. the u.s. state department is calling the planned move by north korea a highly provocative act that would threaten peace and security in the region. >>> back here at home, issue number one is reaching a deal on that fiscal cliff. just 31 days left until we hit those $7 trillion in automatic spending cuts and tax increases if negotiations break down. and both sides of the aisle are going straight to the public in order to plead their case, or rather tell us why the other side is to blame. this is president obama in his weekly radio address. >> both parties say we should keep middle class taxes low. the senate has already passed a bill to keep income taxes from going up on middle class families. democrats in the house are ready to do the same thing. and if we can just get a few house republicans onboard, i'll sign this bill as soon as congress sends it my way. but it's un
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